Wall Clocks

Mahogany Banjo Timepiece (#168) 



  • Attributed to Horace Tifft (1804-1886) of Attleboro, Massachusetts. 

  • Tifft was famed for this design of banjo timepiece.

  • Made in the mid 1800s.

  • Solid and veneer mahogany case with figured mahogany pendulum box

  • Original carved reverse scrolled side arms. 

  • Panels bound by bevel angled moldings.

  • Acorn finial.

  • Weight driven anchor recoil escapement. 

  • 8 day running timepiece.

  • Unusual for this maker to have a presentation bracket.

  • 39" X 10" X 3 1/2"

Fine Wall Clock by Elsner & Petrovitch (#174) 



  • Mahogany veneer & satinwood inlay case

  • Restrained carved crest in the earlier Classic style.

  • Fine bezel castings and jasper stone dial

  • Features three weights striking the quarter hours.

  • Most of these finer clocks were made in Vienna,   

  • The two listed makers worked the first 1/2 of the 1800s.

  • 42" X 13 1/2" X 4 1/2"

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Howard #11 "Keyhole" Wall Clock (#274) 



  • 20th C. wall clock by the Howard Clock Co.

  • The #11, timepiece, also called the "keyhole".

  • Possibly the most popular of the Howard wall clocks. 

  • Hand painted faux rosewood case.

  • Hand painted reverse painted glasses.

  • Original heavy duty weight driven dead beat escapement movement stamped E. Howard Co.

  • Excellent to mint condition- this clock has had little or no use.

  • Comes with original sales pamphlet.

  • About 50 years old.

  • Height: 31″ X 13 1/2″ X 4 1/2″

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Vienna Three-weight Wall Regulator (#353) 



  • Case with richly grained rosewood and cross banded veneers.

  • Strikes the quarter hours (Grande Sonnerie) on two gongs. 

  • Baroque style ebonized carvings make for crest and bracket highlights.

  • Signed on two piece dial, Roszel, in Wien.

  • Mid 19th Century. 

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Rare War of  1812 Presentation Banjo Clock



  • A gilt wood and mahogany case with a bottom bracket.

  • Eglomise glasses show the 1812 Naval engagement of the Constitution and Guerriere

  • About the border are the 10 victorious American sea captains' names, and also signed on the throat: "Willard's Patent"

  • Banjo timepieces like this unique piece were made to commemorate United States' Naval victories in the early years of our young nation. 

  • Historically important & rare.

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C. Perry London Wall Clock



  • Signed on the movement "C. Perry, London"Intended as a wall hanging.

  • Ebonized mahogany case.

  • Cast brass bezel, and hanger, with a well-finished Key wind fusee movement

  •  Ca 1820.

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Gallery Timepiece by Ingraham



  • "Gallery" timepiece made by the Ingraham Clock Co, Bristol, CT

  • Ca 1820=1870

  • Runs 10-15 days between windings.

  • Gallery clocks were often seen commercial buildings

  •  Today they're sought by collectors and decorators. 

  •  Gold leaf is moderately worn in some areas retaining the character of its age.

  •  Dial is untouched with very minor paint losses

  • Case diameter, 24", Dial 18"; 4 1/2" deep.

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